Derek Slater

Derek Slater is a tech policy strategist focused on media, communications, and information policy, and is the co-founder of consulting firm Proteus Strategies. Previously, he helped build Google’s public policy team from 2007-2022, serving as the Global Director of Information Policy during the last three years. He led a global team of subject matter experts on access to information, content regulation, and online safety, and testified before legislators in the US, UK, and elsewhere around the globe. Before his time at Google, Derek was the Activism Coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the first student fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.